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Ranking Eto'o, Yaya & Messi's greatest African teammates

Goal 30 Jul 2021
Who are the greatest African players to play alongside the Barcelona superstar? ... .

First Class On A Crashing Plane: Dave's We're All Alone In This Together

The Quietus 29 Jul 2021
Photo by Andrew Timms. There are two types of rappers ... He takes us back to his Nigerian roots in Benin City, gifting us a trio of hip shaking Afrobeat tracks featuring Nigerian superstar Wizkid, upcoming African maverick Boj, and the soulful Swedish songstress, Snoh Aalegra, along with producer, JAE5, utilising funky drums on each track ... .

Tatjana Schoenmaker sets new Olympic record in 100m breaststroke heat

Independent online (SA) 25 Jul 2021
The South African superstar is regarded as the favourite for the 200m breaststroke, but showed that she means business in the 100m as well ... Ahead of Friday’s opening ceremony, Schoenmaker posted on social media ... The 100m semi-finals take place early Monday morning South African time (3.50am and 3.56am), with the final on Tuesday at 4.17am.

South Side murals recall first African American sports superstar, Marshall ‘Major’ Taylor

Chicago Sun-Times 23 Jul 2021
The first African American to win a cycling world championship, “Major” Taylor has deep ties to Chicago ... He was the first African American sports hero and the first Black athlete to compete regularly in open, integrated competitions ... It reads, “Major Taylor was the first internationally acclaimed African American Sports Superstar.

From fallout to triumph: How Nigeria stunned the world to win Olympic gold in 1996

FourFourTwo 22 Jul 2021
1994 felt like a world away ... He'd just drift ... Or was that... Ronaldinho? ... Future) ... The semi-finals were a big deal for an African nation - even if this was youth level football ... The win over Argentina that day became folklore back home, paving the way for successes from other African sides on the world stage and igniting the careers of future superstars.

Giannis Soars to the Top, Greek Fans Fly to Watch Him Shine

The National Herald 21 Jul 2021
After initial fears that injuries to the African-Greek superstar would prematurely end the Milwaukee Bucks’ championship run, by the Finals crowds were once again serenading him with chants of “MVP, MVP.” Among the choirs of Giannis Faithful are passionate and ...

Top Stories this PM: Trump implicated in org probe; Europe's devastating floods; Subway's free promo fail

Business Insider 16 Jul 2021
Good afternoon. Here are the top stories so far today. For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here. What happened today. ... "African American isn't the only Black, you know?" Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka hit back at those who criticized her decision to represent Japan instead of the US at this summer's Olympics ... Sad sandwiches.

Cheslin Kolbe was happy to just to ’put a smile on people’s faces’ after match ...

Independent online (SA) 15 Jul 2021
Kolbe was his usual busy self. stepping defenders, claiming the high ball, flying into ball-carriers… although there wasn’t a drop goal from 50 metres this time ... ALSO READ. SA ’A’ ratings ... The Toulouse superstar noted that the South Africans had done incredibly well to front up physically to a Lions side that had played four matches before Wednesday.

EXCLUSIVE: Dave Hughes promises a 'number of international superstars' on the new season of The ...

The Daily Mail 13 Jul 2021
'Obviously with this Covid-era Australia has become a sanctuary for international superstars and apparently we've got a number of them on the show, so God knows who's going to be behind the mask,' he said ... Comparing working with the American actress to South African-New Zealand comedian Urzila Carlson, he said.

Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns looking to make history in NBA Finals

Independent online (SA) 07 Jul 2021
With the Milwaukee Bucks defeating the Atlanta Hawks in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday morning, the 2021 NBA Finals matchup has been set ... Also this year, led by superstars Giannis Antetokounmpo (Bucks) and Chris Paul (Suns), both teams will feature African players on their rosters.. Milwaukee Bucks.

Ghana legend Stephen Appiah mentors young footballers in Nigeria

Ghana Web 06 Jul 2021
... from the African Children’s Talent Discovery Foundation ... Other retired African legends that helped the youngster include Kanu, Okocha, Lualua, Fadigaand, as well as music superstars like Mr.

Peace Hyde is creator for Netflix’s first Africa reality series

Graphic 06 Jul 2021
... Young, Famous and African. The Pan African stars of the show include Diamond Platnumz from Tanzania, Annie Macaulay Idibia and Swanky Jerry from Nigeria, South African superstars Nadia Nakai, Khanyi Mbau, Andile Ncube and Naked DJ alongside an array of entertainment heavyweights.

Remembering Lilian Blankson, former BET Director who helped elevate African artists to global stage

Joy Online 06 Jul 2021
For the first time in its then tenth year of broadcast, nominations were given to some of the most talented African and UK Artists, including P-Square, K’NAAN, Estelle, M.I., Kojo Antwi, Sade, and Dizzee Rascal ... Director of Programming, Content Writer and Producer, Talent Relations and consulting on African Programming.

Conor McGregor pays for Team Ireland's trip to IMMAF World Championship

Independent online (SA) 28 Jun 2021
South African’s own MMA superstar and UFC middleweight, Dricus du Plessis (15-2) – who will be sharing the prestigious fight card with Conor on July 11 when he faces top prospect, USA's Trevin Giles (14-2) – is doing his part in assisting Team SA get to the World Championships ...